Admissions

“The child is both a hope and a promise for mankind.” – Maria Montessori, Education and Peace

International Montessori School is a global learning community that fosters curious and confident students who embrace diversity and have a positive impact in the world. By fusing Montessori and multilingualism, we provide an environment where each child can develop to their potential by sparking their interests, following their lead, and guiding learning in ways that engage and excite.

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ADMISSION PROCESS

Inquire & Chat
We want to get to know you! Families should complete a Prospective Family Questionnaire to let us know more about your interest in IMS. From there, we will schedule an individual virtual information session and chat to give you a glimpse inside our school and answer your specific questions.
Inquire
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Apply
After your virtual information session, you are welcome to apply for your child's admission. In addition to your child’s application, we ask that you submit school records, a teacher referral, and an application for financial assistance (if appropriate).
Apply
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Meet
When all other parts of the application are received, parents of toddler and primary-aged children will be invited to a group IMS Introduction and Classroom Tour. This parents-only event gives you the chance to visit the school, explore a classroom, and have a Q&A with the head of school. Elementary-aged student will spend a day as a member of the classroom.
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A complete application includes:

  • A virtual information session to learn more about the school’s philosophy and model, take a peek into classrooms, and ask questions specific to your family.
  • An application for 2023-2024 admission, including a $100 non-refundable application fee ($50 for additional siblings applying at the same time).
  • A confidential teacher/caregiver referral for children applying for primary and elementary spots.
  • Your child’s current school or daycare records, if applicable, sent directly from the childcare provider.
  • An online application for financial assistance, if appropriate.

FIRST ROUND CONSIDERATION

For first round consideration, please submit all documents by the dates below. Please note that a virtual information session is part of the application process. After this round, all other applications will be considered on a rolling basis as spaces are available.